Rhipidarctia aurora Kiriakoff, 1957

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Rhipidarctia
SPECIES aurora
AUTHORKiriakoff, 1957
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONRhipidarctia (Rhipidarctia) aurora sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, Equateur], Congo belge, Eala, iv.1935, leg. J. Ghesquière.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, RMCA; Allotype ♀, RMCA; Paratypes 2♂ and 1♂, RMCA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTThe type locality is taken from the label under the specimen; it does not coincide with the text of the original description.
PUBLICATION Kiriakoff S. G. 1957c. Lépidoptères nouveaux du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 55(3–4):269–284.
PAGINATION 269–270, fig. 1

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the East Kasai Kiriakoff S. G. 1957c. Lépidoptères nouveaux du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 55(3–4):269–284. 270
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur Kiriakoff S. G. 1957c. Lépidoptères nouveaux du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 55(3–4):269–284. 270

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